Macro Briefing | 18 February 2020

China to grant tariff exemptions on 696 US goods: Reuters
How fast will China’s economy rebound from coronavirus outbreak? Bloomberg
Coronavirus blowback could impact 50,000 firms, new research estimates: CNBC
Despite Brexit turmoil, UK employment rose in fourth quarter: Bloomberg
HSBC, Europe’s biggest bank, plans to cut 35,000 jobs: WSJ
German economic sentiment fell sharply in Feb, driven by coronavirus risk: ZEW
Apple doesn’t expect to meet quarterly revenue target due to coronavirus: BBG
WTO’s trade barometer anticipates “further weakening” of trade in Q1: WTO